Meeting Feb. 9th!

Writers! We are meeting on Thursday 9th Feb. at the 519, at the usual 8-10pm. Come and join us!


Happy New Year!

Happy 2017 OUTwriters!

Hope everyone had a restful holiday and set aside time to write ūüôā

This Thursday from 8-10pm we will resume the Winter/Spring session.  Save the dates:

Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23; Mar. 9, 23; Apr. 13, 27; May 11, 25; June 8

This year we are toying with the idea of meeting at Glad Day for a “write up” session outside of the regular meetings.¬† Please reply with preferred days and times.

Last meeting of 2016

Hello OUTwriters,

queer-holiday-charmCome join us for the final installment of the 2016 OUTwrites sessions.  Our next meeting with resume Thursday January 12th, 2017.  Save the dates for our 2017 sessions:

Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23; Mar. 9, 23; Apr. 13, 27; May 11, 25; June 8


Meeting ON this week but cancelled on Nov. 24th

Hello writers,

Just a reminder that we are meeting this week, at the 519 from 8-10pm as usual.

However, our facilitator is unable to supervise the meeting on Nov. 24th, so that session is cancelled.

See you this week or in December!

Meeting, Oct. 27th

We’re meeting this coming Thursday! Bring a notebook and a pen and join us for some writing practice and maybe sharing an idea for NaNoWriMo!

Meeting Oct. 13th!

Hi Outwriters,

Make sure to mark your calendars as we are meeting this coming Thursday 8-10pm at the 519 for another session of writing practice and sharing.
Don’t forget that NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is right around the corner (starts November 1st) so you might want to start thinking up a good story to devote the month of November to.

Meeting, Meet the Presses & Word on the Street

Hello OWers,

Just a reminder that we’re meeting this Thursday Sept. 22nd (8-10pm @ the 519 community centre) and if you haven’t already, please join our meetup group.

Mark your calendars as well:

Meet the Presses fair at Trinity РSt. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1X7 (Near Bloor/W of Spadina).
Sat. Nov. 19, 2016

If you are free that day for an hour or two to help supervise our table, please contact us with the time you’re available by replying to

Word on the Street
Sept 25, 2016

Remember also that WOTS is happening next Sunday at the Harbourfront.  See you there.

Save the date!
Naked Heart Literary Festival
NOVEMBER 11, 12 & 13, 2016
Buddies, Bar 499 (former Byzantium) and nearby accessible venues.

This November, Glad Day Bookshop & Glad Day Lit are proud to present NAKED HEART РThe LGBTQ Festival of Words. This 3 day event in the Church & Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto includes workshops, panels, performances & discussions for writers and lovers of words. Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is already the largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world.

To establish a yearly Canadian LGBTQ literary festival that amplifies love, language & freedom.